Boomers blow out Florence

The Schaumburg Boomers scored multiple runs in three different frames to topple the Florence Y’Alls 13-2 on Monday at Wintrust Field.

Both teams had opportunities early but the pitchers were able to work out of trouble. The Boomers did not have a hit until the bottom of the fourth when they scored two runs. Chase Dawson walked with one away and stole two bases before scoring on a Kyle Fitzgerald fielder’s choice.

The Boomers broke open the game with five runs in the fifth. Alec Craig opened the inning with a single and scored on an RBI single from Aaron Simmons. Dawson doubled home a run and Will Prater added a two-run homer. Jackson Hickert carried a shutout into the seventh inning before Florence scored twice.

\Schaumburg tacked on six runs in the eighth to put the game away. Dawson tallied a two-run double while Craig, Simmons and Fitzgerald added RBIs.

Hickert tossed seven innings to improve to 4-0, allowing two runs on five hits to go with four walks and five strikeouts. Cristian Lopez pitched the final two innings. The offense finished with 14 hits. Dawson had three hits with three runs and three RBIs. Prater also notched three hits while Craig, Simmons and Felix Aberouette all tallied two.

The Boomers (24-15) will continue the series with Florence on Tuesday, but in Northern Kentucky. Aaron Glickstein (1-3, 7.12) is scheduled to start for the Boomers against Jonaiker Villalobos (2-3, 3.80).

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